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harvey lee

Mathews Drenalin

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harvey lee

Who has shot this bow and how do you like it?

Thinking of getting one.


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I upgraded from my XT to the Dren. this year. I rarely upgrade bows that soon, 1 every 5 years if I am lucky. I truly think it is much smoother, quieter, and well balanced than the XT was for me. I loved the XT but this bow blew it away by my standards. I cannot find a complaint about the bow. I promise I am not one of those "die hard" Mathews fans preaching Mathews because of its name.

I almost bought the new Bowtech Gaurdian as well. I also liked the Hoyt Vectrix and was quite impressed. It seems that when it comes to these top end bows you can simply not make the wrong choice.

I went with the Drenalin because of the uncomparable upgrade in feel and smoothness compared to the XT for me.

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I went to Archery Country last saturday and shot the mathews drenalin, the Hoyt Vectrix, and the Bowtech Guardian for over an hour and i had a very tough time deciding. The first of the three i eliminated was the Drenalin. It is a Very nice bow, and i had a very tough time deciding, but the grip just didn't fit me well in comparison, thats why I decided agianst it. I ended up going over to Mikes Archery and getting the Vectrix, i pick it up tomarrow, i'm so excited!!!!! I did like how the Drenalin was a little lighter than the Vectrix though. Between the Guardian and the Vectrix i chose the Vectrix because i was a little skeptical of the center pivot system, and i liked Mike's a little better and they don't cary Bowtech.

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